Buy a Gift Voucher

Heritage crafts courses

273 heritage crafts workshops found

Learn traditional heritage crafts at courses and workshops all over the UK. Heritage crafts are so important to our culture and living heritage - we need to keep these skills alive by learning and practicing them or they will not survive! Heritage skills can be as diverse as dry stone walling, wheel-wrighting, ploughing, rope making, gate and hurdle making, wattle and daub techniques, spoon carving, whittling and many more.
Cob Clay Pizza oven building with David Alty: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Platinum AWARD
(5)
Cob Clay Pizza oven building with David Alty: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Cumbria
£100
For availability on this course please see our website above, thank you. Over this busy one day course (originally a two day affair) you will together learn how to build a cob pizza oven and so take the knowledge home with you to recreate your very own outdoor pizza oven in your own garden. Starting with an existing plinth you will prepare, level and install the fire brick base and learn all about the importance of materials to use and insulation levels. Covering also the clay and material selection and...
Axe making course
Platinum AWARD
(6)
Axe making course
West Yorkshire
£150
Here is your opportunity to make an Axe from a folded piece of mild steel with a forge welded high carbon steel core. This blacksmithing course is held in a fully working forge in Horbury Wakefield. I will take you through the Forge welding process step by step using a traditional coal forge. The axe will then be formed into shape using a combination of a fly press and hammer and anvil, once we have the axe formed, its onto drifting the eye to accept the handle, that all done...
Beginning spinning
Silver AWARD
(3)
Beginning spinning
East Riding of Yorkshire - Next course on 20th October 2019
£75
I look forward to welcoming you and sharing my love of spinning. A full day to introduce you to this wonderful therapeutic skill. Whether you have a rudimentary understanding of spinning or have never used a wheel before, this course will give you a sound basis for your spinning journey. Follow on courses are available. We will look at: Wheels – maintenance and set up – an opportunity to try a few different wheels Fibre – structure and preparations, Why some fibre is easier to spin than others Spinning from...
Embroidery : silk ribbon flowers
Gold AWARD
(7)
Embroidery : silk ribbon flowers
Somerset
£30
Come and learn silk ribbon embroidery. A 3 hour workshop where you will learn the techniques used to create silk ribbon flower embroidery. A skill that has declined but was used hundreds of years ago. 10 places are available. This technique is a handstitch and so suitable for beginners. To book, click on the website link above.
Introducing winter millinery - evenings - Newcastle NE1
Gold AWARD
(4)
Introducing winter millinery - evenings - Newcastle NE1
Tyne and Wear
£125
Would you like to make your own wedding headpiece or race going fascinator to wear this autumn to an upcoming special event? Then take a look at this millinery course designed especially for beginners and led by milliner Margaret Woodliff Wright, and based at her studio. Over three x three hour sessions at my central Newcastle NE1 studio (6 - 9pm) you will make your own trendy wool felt headpiece, in the very popular and easy to wear “button” style. This course will provide you with a taster of classic...
Introduction to multi-shaft weaving
Bronze AWARD
(3)
Introduction to multi-shaft weaving
Greater London - Next course on 26th October 2019
£250
This weekend-long beginners’ course is designed to give students a feel for what can be achieved using a multi-shaft loom, and leave afterwards with enough knowledge to start weaving on your own. Taught in small groups of up to three people, and using four and eight shaft table looms, students will have an opportunity to weave on a number of pieces of equipment, each one set up differently, so that a wide variety of patterns and techniques can be explored. As well as sampling, students will also learn about weaving...
Residential traditional handmade tailored lampshade weekend workshop Retreat - High Force, Teesdale
Gold AWARD
(3)
Residential traditional handmade tailored lampshade weekend workshop Retreat - High Force, Teesdale
County Durham - Next course on 29th February 2020
£379
Jacqueline invites you to slip away into your creative bubble for a professional, skill based weekend with a small group of like minded people. Traditional, comfortable, historic High Force Hotel & creative, crafty JSInteriors are teaming up to bring you a fun packed, busy weekend workshop retreat in the stunning, unspoilt North Pennines. This 2-night, 2-day residential workshop retreat covers all the traditional techniques required to make elegant bespoke handmade tailored lampshades. Is this course for me? Elegant, neat traditional tailored shades, whether for business or pleasure, would you like...
Blacksmithing courses
Gold AWARD
(21)
Blacksmithing courses
Hampshire
£120
If you've ever watched a blacksmithing demonstration and thought you'd like to find out for yourself what it's like to be a blacksmith, I, Lucille, am here to open the forge door and welcome you into the fascinating world of blacksmithing. I have many years teaching experience in Design and Technology and have now forged a new creative path developing my own artistic skills and teaching beginners blacksmithing in my workshop. The blacksmith experience days are based around using both traditional and modern techniques to make a wide range of...
Blacksmith for a day in the Yorkshire Dales
Gold AWARD
(15)
Blacksmith for a day in the Yorkshire Dales
Yorkshire - Next course on 8th March 2020
£100
Blacksmithing for beginners course with Adrian Wood Tutor Adrian Wood leads workshops in Blacksmithing in many venues across the north of the country. His courses are always popular and fill up very quickly. He works on decorative blacksmithing commissions for many clients in his own forge at Hornby, Teeside when he's not teaching others. You will need to wear layers of old clothing as it can be hot work and sensible shoes (not plastic). Safety glasses will be provided along with a thick apron. Mobile forges and anvils are set...
Spoon carving taster session
Bronze AWARD
(3)
Spoon carving taster session
North Yorkshire
£40
There is something very satisfying about carving a spoon. Using fresh green wood and some basic tools you can very soon immerse yourself in this traditional craft. My taster session is a great introduction to this craft. During the 3 hrs we’ll work from a freshly split log to a functional spoon. I’ll guide you through the safe use of the tools needed. Initially working with an axe to rough out a blank we then use a straight knife to refine the shape and the hook knife to form the...

Showing {{ coursesLoaded }} of {{ coursesTotal }} courses

Loading